Smart Energy

News, insights and analysis concerning energy innovation, smart grid technology and strategies employed by utilities and the sector at large to promote the advancement of the energy sector. Topics include digitalisation, sustainability initiatives, energy efficiency plans, managing disruption through strategic partnerships, IT/OT integration etc.

energy efficiency

SDG&E partners with Willdan in $42 million efficiency programme

SDG&E has selected Willdan for the design and implementation of the Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Programme.
renewable energy solutions

American PowerNet partners with AutoGrid on renewables solutions for corporates

American PowerNet has partnered with AutoGrid to deliver innovative renewable energy solutions to corporates and large energy consumers.
A just energy transition vs rising inequality

A just energy transition vs rising inequality

At the heart of the European Green Deal is the goal of a carbon free Europe by 2050. Yet, achieving this lofty goal is not going to be without some pain and effort over the course of the next three decades.

Enterprise architecture blueprint for utilities – part 2

“Bad choices make good stories.” There is a famous saying “Bad choices make good stories”. What might be...
energy emissions

COVID-19 saves 2.5 years of emissions, accelerates energy transition

The stark drop in energy demand due to COVID-19 will remove some 2.5 years’ worth of energy sector emissions between now and 2050 - BNEF.
Ukraine district heating

Ukraine to modernise district heating system with EIB and E5P aid

The EIB is partnering with the E5P to upgrade the municipal district heating system in the Ukrainian City of Kryvyi Rih.

Ed’s note: Is a green recovery good for the utility sector?

The European Green Deal is the EU's action plan to reduce emissions and deliver a sustainable economy. But is a green recovery good for the utility sector?
energy poverty

Will EC’s Renovation Wave turn the tide on energy poverty?

The EU strategy could be instrumental is tackling Europe’s long-standing problem of energy poverty and its many associated issues.

Virtual Keynote – What if the global pandemic accelerated the green...

The Keynote Panel will debate to what extent Europe can and will deliver on its promises, which underpin the energy transition.
renewable power

Corporates to account for 20% of new utility-scale renewables projects in...

Corporate procurement will account for 20% of utility-scale renewable power additions by 2030—far ahead rest of the world.

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